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13 Killed In Car Bomb Blast In Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: At least 13 people, including five policemen, were killed and 39 others wounded following a powerful suicide car bomb attack at a police station in Lakki Marwat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Monday morning. According
PTI September 06, 2010 11:06 IST
PTI
ISLAMABAD: At least 13 people, including five policemen, were killed and 39 others wounded following a powerful suicide car bomb attack at a police station in Lakki Marwat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Monday morning.

According to the hospital sources, there were also 39 people injured in the blast. Some of them were said to be in serious condition.

According to reports, an explosive- laden vehicle rammed into the rear wall of a police station in the afore-said city, which reportedly was housing an estimated 40 to 50 policemen at the time.

The attacker chose the rear wall of the police station as the target due to the fact that the front and side walls were heavily guarded, police sources said, adding that they have cordoned off the blast area and a search operation has been launched in the nearby area.

Most of the injured people have been rushed to nearby hospitals and some of the injured who were buried inside the damaged buildings are being pulled out of the debris, said rescue workers.